Educating and Engaging Patients Through VR
Effective and timely patient education is the cornerstone of shared decision-making between healthcare providers and their patients. Immersive technologies like VR and AR offer novel approaches to engaging patients and enhancing their knowledge about bio-psycho-social wellbeing, treatment, and illness prevention. In this session, we will hear from top experts who are advancing the science of immersive patient education. Examples will include helping families understand their child’s disease, teaching patients skills to decrease pain, and the creation of a VR education platform among other compelling use cases. Moderated by Dr. Swamy Veneturupalli, a preeminent rheumatologist who uses VR in his own clinical practice, this is a can't-miss opportunity for anyone seeking to use immersive tech to meaningfully engage patients.